Reviews

Lovely Dresses from FabKids

Lovely Dresses from FabKids

| March 4, 2015 | Reply

 Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   My little models are loving their new dresses from FabKids.  I love them too.  Not only are they super cute, they’re made well and they hold up well!  Kids aren’t always easy on their clothes, which is why good […]

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Little Twig & Eco Me – Natural Cleaners for Home & Body

Little Twig & Eco Me – Natural Cleaners for Home & Body

| February 18, 2015 | 3 Replies

  Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   It’s amazing how many harmful chemicals can be found in everyday products throughout our home.  Although we haven’t fully converted to purchasing strictly all-natural products, I try my best to buy them when possible.  It’s horrible, knowing I’ve used […]

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SpongeBob-branded Pirate’s Booty Rice & Corn Puffs Review + Giveaway

SpongeBob-branded Pirate’s Booty Rice & Corn Puffs Review + Giveaway

| February 13, 2015 | 28 Replies

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes as well as to facilitate the giveaway.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Have you seen the new Sponge Bob movie?  Ever since seeing the previews, my girls have been asking to go see it.  Looks like a fun movie, so I plan on taking them […]

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Food

Christmas Cookie Creations with Walkers Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Cookie Creations with Walkers Shortbread Cookies

| December 4, 2014 | Reply

I received product to facilitate this post.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.     If you’re anything like me, your home can be a little hectic during the holidays.  I love doing festive activities with the kids, but I rarely seem to have enough time.  It’s always nice to have simple, easy options […]

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Honey Mango Chicken

Honey Mango Chicken

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Reply

  I love coming up with simple new dishes for my family.  Sometimes it’s a hit, and others, not so much.  I like to think most of the time my creations turn out absolutely delicious!  A couple nights ago, I decided to come up with a new chicken recipe.  I was in the mood for […]

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

| October 3, 2014 | 4 Replies

Disclosure:  I am sharing this tasty recipe courtesy of COOKINA Fall is here!  When I think of Fall, I think Pumpkins!  Last year, I came up with a recipe for Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.  They are delicious.  COOKINA recently provided me with their Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe to share, and since I love pumpkin desserts, I knew […]

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Family Life, Travel & Parties

Halloween Time at Disneyland

Halloween Time at Disneyland

| October 25, 2014 | 4 Replies

  In early September Disneyland was transformed to celebrate Halloween Time.  We arrived just in time to join in on the Halloween festivities and enjoy all the fun decorations.  Our first day at Disneyland was on Monday, September 29th.  It’s been years since I last visited Disneyland, and it was the first trip for both […]

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Makeover’s at Anna & Elsa’s Boutique

Makeover’s at Anna & Elsa’s Boutique

| October 16, 2014 | 4 Replies

  Anna & Elsa’s Boutique opened on October 6th, 2014 in Anaheim’s Downtown Disney.  I had previously booked reservations for Studio Disney 365.  After I booked, the shop went through a transformation and reopened as Anna & Elsa’s Boutique.  Little did I know, the opening date would be the date I had previously reserved!  I […]

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Nautical Themed “Welcome Baby” Party

Nautical Themed “Welcome Baby” Party

| September 30, 2014 | 5 Replies

  My newest niece was born on June 5th at just 31 weeks.  We had planned to have a Baby Shower for my sister, but baby decided to come before the Baby Shower!  She’s now 3 months old and doing well.  Since she didn’t have a Baby Shower, my sister decided to host a “Welcome Baby” […]

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DIY & Cool Crafts

DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Necklace

DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Necklace

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Reply

  Here’s a fun and easy Valentine’s Day Craft idea for kids.  You can do this with preschoolers and older children as well.  If doing this activity with preschoolers, you’ll have to prep everything beforehand.  If doing with older kids, they can prep everything themselves.  You’ll need 4-6 straws, red construction paper, and string or […]

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Create & Print Holiday Cards at Home with the FREE HP Photo Creations Software

Create & Print Holiday Cards at Home with the FREE HP Photo Creations Software

| November 21, 2014 | Reply

 Disclosure: As part of being an HP Smart Mom I received paper & ink to create a project using the HP Photo Creations Software.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   As part of being a HP Smart Mom, I recently got the opportunity to create some Holiday Cards using the free HP Photo […]

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DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Reply

    I’m always looking for ways to keep my 3 year old busy and entertained.  She really enjoys doing different projects, and I like coming up with things that are sure to keep her busy for a good amount of time.  I had some beads in various sizes as well as a few buttons. […]

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Giveaways

SpongeBob-branded Pirate’s Booty Rice & Corn Puffs Review + Giveaway

SpongeBob-branded Pirate’s Booty Rice & Corn Puffs Review + Giveaway

| February 13, 2015 | 28 Replies

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes as well as to facilitate the giveaway.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Have you seen the new Sponge Bob movie?  Ever since seeing the previews, my girls have been asking to go see it.  Looks like a fun movie, so I plan on taking them […]

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Encourage Good Behavior this Holiday Season with the Roaming Reindeer #RoamingReindeerBlogTour + GIVEAWAY

Encourage Good Behavior this Holiday Season with the Roaming Reindeer #RoamingReindeerBlogTour + GIVEAWAY

| November 18, 2014 | 10 Replies

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   The Roaming Reindeer is a wonderful keepsake making its debut this Holiday Season.  It’s a touching story celebrating teamwork, good manners and the christmas season.  The boxed set includes the book as well as two adorable plush reindeer. Roaming Reindeer™ is […]

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Holiday Savings & Coupons Giveaway – Amazon Gift Cards + The Pocket Sous Chef e-gift

Holiday Savings & Coupons Giveaway – Amazon Gift Cards + The Pocket Sous Chef e-gift

| November 18, 2014 | Reply

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time where we can all go shopping without guilt in the name of “holiday spirit” lol.  The number one thing about the holidays in most people’s mind is their family EVEN those family members that drive you crazy you enjoy them that much more . If your […]

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Deals, Steals, Tips & More

Domino’s Blogger Day #DPZBloggerDay14

Domino’s Blogger Day #DPZBloggerDay14

| November 24, 2014 | Reply

Disclosure:  I attended Domino’s Blogger Day.  Travel expenses were paid for by Domino’s.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Back in October I was lucky enough to be a part of Domino’s Blogger Day held at the Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor Michigan.  I was very excited for the opportunity as I love pizza and Domino’s! […]

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15 FREE Kindle Books from Amazon!

15 FREE Kindle Books from Amazon!

| November 10, 2014 | Reply

  Amazon has some great Kindle Edition books available, and they are absolutely FREE!!  You can’t pass up on this awesome deal.  Take a look and see if anything interests you.  If you don’t see anything here, check out Amazon, There’s a great selection of FREE Kindle Edition Books there.    

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FREE Scary Face Pancake at IHOP on Halloween

FREE Scary Face Pancake at IHOP on Halloween

| October 28, 2014 | Reply

  Bring your kids to IHOP on Friday, October 31st from 7am – 10pm for a FREE Scary Face Pancake!  I wish IHOP were closer to us, my pancake loving four year old would love one of these.  If you live near an IHOP, this is definitely worth checking out.

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Recent Posts

Liven Up Your Next Dinner Party With An Exciting Theme

Liven Up Your Next Dinner Party With An Exciting Theme

| March 4, 2015 | Reply

Article created in collaboration with Ryan Atkin    Everyone loves a good dinner party, and rightly so, enjoying good food, drink and conversation with friends old and new is one of life’s great pleasures. However, sometimes things can become a bit repetitive, and it can at times be difficult to differentiate one evening at a […]

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How to: make your little one tidy his or her room

How to: make your little one tidy his or her room

| March 3, 2015 | Reply

Disclosure: Written in cooperation with Olivia Prat   We’ve all been through it. You think you’ve made it through the terrible twos without a hiccup, and then the second wave happens – only it’s one nobody told you about – the terrible toddlers! A tantrum-throwing five-year-old is no parent’s idea of a happy home life, […]

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Surviving Valentine’s Day: Pauline Parril’s Advice for Married Women

Surviving Valentine’s Day: Pauline Parril’s Advice for Married Women

| February 6, 2015 | Reply

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post written by: Pauline Parril   Valentine’s Day hashtags are proliferating on Twitter. That means one thing: #valentinesdayiscoming. For single women, the 14th of February is tough enough when it’s #nodate and #aloneagain. But for married women, Valentine’s Day is a #minefield #forgetaboutit #norosesforyousister #fml. For women in general, Valentine’s Day […]

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